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GlaGla Race Report

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

“Être GlaGla” in English translates as “frozen stiff” and that’s exactly what my board bag was when I removed it from the car roof on race day morning.

A Magical Event

The Gla Gla is an epic 14.5km (shorter 6km route available) race that takes place on Lake Annecy in mid January. Located at the foot of the Aravis mountain range in the Haute-Savoie region in Eastern France, 60km due south of Lake Geneva, it’s a breathtaking location.

These factors, amongst…

Sailing Taster Sessions

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

Are you looking to learn to dinghy sail but want to try it before booking a RYA Start Sailing course?

We will be running three 2-hour taster sessions in 2022 one in Spring, Summer and Autumn. During this session the instructor will teach you the basic skills of dinghy sailing starting with an on land demo before you hit the water to give it a go. 

A taster session is £50 per person and if you subsequently book a RYA Start Sailing Package you will receive a 20% discount on the package price.

Places are limited so book your space today online or by calling the centre on…

Windsurfing Taster sessions

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

Windsurfing

Are you looking to learn to windsurf but want to try before committing to a full RYA Start Windsurfing course?

We will be running three 2-hour taster sessions in 2022 one in Spring, Summer and Autumn. During this session the instructor will teach you the basic skills of windsurfing starting with an on land demo before you hit the water to give it a go.  

A taster session is £50 per person and if you subsequently book a RYA Start Windsurfing Package you will receive a 20% discount on the package price.

Places are limited so book…

Kayaking Taster sessions

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

Are you looking to learn to kayak but want to try it before committing to a full BC Paddle Award Discover course?

We will be running three 2-hour taster sessions in 2022 one in Spring, Summer and Autumn. During this session you will be taught the basic skills of kayaking spending the vast majority of the session on the water giving it a go. 

A taster session is £50 per person and if you subsequently book a BC Paddle Award Discover you will receive a 20% discount on the package price.

Places are limited so book your space today online or by calling the centre on 01628…

SUP Yoga

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

Come down on Thursday 19th September for a relaxing evening of SUP Yoga with Elaine. The session starts at 6:00pm and finishes around 7:30pm.

The price is £30/person - this includes the session and the equipment hire. You will need to be a competent paddleboarder and yoga proficient to participate in this session.

Booking in advance is essential as limited spaces are available.

Fingers-crossed we have a nice, calm, sunny evening and a great Bray Lake sunset.

SUP Yoga 2022

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

Spaces on our Beginner SUP Yoga courses in June are now open!

We have two 4-week courses starting this month,

Wednesdays – 18:00-19:30 starting 15th June 2022

Fridays – 10:30 – 12:00 starting 10th June 2022

Paddle – Balance – Stretch

This 4 week course focuses on improving your paddling skills, movement on the board and introduces you to SUP Yoga. Each week will progress your skills in a fun and relaxed environment.

What you will learn

  • Yoga stretches, beathing and relaxation techniques that will support your…

Spinnaker and Trapeze Training

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

You will be learning downwind sailing at high speeds and working on your accuracy.  This is an exciting session to truly develop your windsurfing skills and preparing you for the open water sea conditions.  After acquiring these challenging skills you will be ready for anything!

SUP Club Activites - Summer 2019

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

Don’t forget SUP Club on Wednesdays and Sundays.  This month SUP Club has the following activities:

Sunday 28th July - Thames Rivers Trip to Boulters with a stop off at the Cafe for refreshments and ice cream. This is approx 10km paddle, so if not advisable for SUP beginners to participate.

Wednesday 31st July - 2km Time Trial

Wednesday sessions start at 6pm & Sunday sessions are between 10am and 12pm. The Thames River Trip on the 28th July will run from 10am to 1pm, due to us stopping off for some refreshments mid-trip.

If you…

Summer SUP Race Series 2019

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

The Summer SUP race series is well underway (still time to get involved). The first 3 races in the series have proved to be challenging and great fun.  If you are keen to take part, come down to Bray lake, log a time for a 2km paddle (once around the outside of the lake) and we will be happy to give you a time. 

There are 2 more races to come in the Series, which everyone is welcome to participate in. The dates of the next races are:

Bray Lake Summer Series Race 4 - 11th August

Bray Lake Summer Series Race 5 - 8th September

Registration…

N1SCO SUP Races

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:11

Our N1SCO fun events are proving to be really popular this year, if you are keen to get involved in some fun, one-design SUP races then come and join in.  These events are all about fun and take place over short 50 meter distances. We have boards available for the races but if you own a N1SCO board please bring it along.

You don’t need to be super fit or experienced and if the weather is good, we finish off the evening with a social BBQ and maybe a beer!

For those of you who do not wish to take part in races, you are welcome to use your SUP Club Session to work on your skills.

The…